Some small items from the world of entertainment include the announcement of a new collector’s set of a 90s hit, new plush animals based on a popular animated series, and new options for an upcoming Nintendo video game.
Shout! Factory, which has been releasing DVD sets of Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, is now planning to continue its release of the popular series. Previously available only directly from Time-Life, a set of seasons four through seven will see a wide release that will include the complete series of Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers in Space, and Power Rangers Lost Galaxy. That will include over 180 episodes, as well as some extra bonus content. It will be released on July 30th.
The Build-a-Bear Workshop, known for customizable teddy bears, is now offering plush animals with four legs! They're based on the hit animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Fans of the show, young and old, can purchase two different characters. They include the party-loving Earth pony Pinkie Pie and the speedy Pegasus Rainbow Dash. Several different clothes options are available. This is part of a wide variety of merchandise based on the show, which also include trading cards, comic books, and home video releases.
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is coming out for the Nintendo 3DS handheld video game console on May 24th. It is a port of the Wii release, Donkey Kong Country Returns. However, it is not a direct port. It will have some extra features available. The game will feature an optional easy mode to give players more health and new items to help prevent falling. It will also allow players together locally to play with each other wirelessly.